Toyota becomes Newest Tokyo 2020 Bid Partner Automotive giant joins growing list of major corporations backing Tokyo

Toyota Motor Corporation, the world's largest automaker, today became the 17th Official Bid Partner to cement its financial muscle to Tokyo's bid to deliver a dynamic celebration in the heart of the world's most forward-thinking and best-organised city.

Tsunekazu Takeda, IOC member and President of both the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and Tokyo 2020, said: "We are thrilled to receive the support of Toyota, one of the most globally recognised corporations, as the 17th official Tokyo 2020 Bid Partner. It is an honour to have such a respected company associated with our campaign. I very much look forward to working with Toyota, as well as other future partners who share our goal of welcoming the world to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games."

Tokyo 2020's Official Bid Partners (earlier partners listed first)
– ASICS Corporation (manufacture and sales of sports goods)
– DESCENTE LTD. (manufacture and sales of sportswear and related articles)
– JTB Corp. (travel support services)
– Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (travel support services)
– Mizuno Corporation. (manufacture and sales of sports goods)
– All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (airline)
– Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (airline)
– ALSOK / SOHGO Security Services Co., Ltd. (security services)
– Yahoo! JAPAN (internet search engine)
– GREE (social gaming platform)
– Yomiuri Shimbun (newspaper)
– Marudai Food Co., Ltd. (manufacture and sales of food)
– EH Inc. (manufacture of private labels)
– MARUHAN Corporation (amusement facilities)
– TOPTOUR Corporation (travel agency)
– Daiwa House Industry (homebuilder)
– Toyota Motor Corporation (automaker)
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